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Iowa football recruiting 2019: Complete list of early signees

The Iowa football team takes the field before a 2017 game at Kinnick Stadium. (Stephen Mally/The Gazette)
The Iowa football team takes the field before a 2017 game at Kinnick Stadium. (Stephen Mally/The Gazette)
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College football’s early national signing period opened Wednesday, meaning teams around the country could officially begin revealing 2019 recruits who choose to sign letters of intent.

Iowa signed 20 prospects Wednesday. Here's a closer look.

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Shadrick Byrd

*New commit

Position: Running back

Height: 5-10

Weight: 210

Hometown: Alabaster, Ala.

247Sports Composite: 3 stars

Other offers: Arkansas State, Duke, Georgia Southern, Georgia State, Liberty, Louisiana, Louisville, North Carolina, Southern Mississippi, Troy, Tulane, Vanderbilt, Wake Forest

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Daraun McKinney

*New commit

Position: Defensive back

Height: 5-11

Weight: 185

Hometown: River Rogue, Mich.

247Sports Composite: 3 stars

Other offers: Ball State, Buffalo, Cincinnati, Indiana, Kent State, Massachusetts, Miami (Ohio), Northern Illinois, Toledo, Western Michigan

Alex Padilla

Position: Quarterback

Height: 6-1

Weight: 190

Hometown: Greenwood Village, Colo.

247Sports Composite: 3 stars

Other offers: Central Michigan, Colorado State, Georgia, Nevada, North Texas, UNLV

Sebastian Castro

Position: Defensive back

Height: 5-11

Weight: 190

Hometown: Oak Lawn, Ill.

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247Sports Composite: 3 stars

Other offers: Ball State, Iowa State, Minnesota, Syracuse

Joseph Miamen

Position: Tight end

Height: 6-4

Weight: 225

Hometown: Dunlap, Ill.

247Sports Composite: 3 stars

Other offers: Illinois, Kent State, Michigan, Michigan State, Northwestern, Notre Dame, Penn State, Purdue, Vanderbilt, Western Michigan, Wisconsin

Justin Britt

Position: Offensive line

Height: 6-4

Weight: 290

Hometown: Indianapolis, Ind.

247Sports Composite: 3 stars

Other offers: Arizona, Cincinnati, Louisville, Michigan State, Minnesota, Missouri, Purdue, Vanderbilt, Washington State, Western Michigan

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Tyler Endres

Position: Offensive line

Height: 6-6

Weight: 300

Hometown: Norwalk, Iowa

247Sports Composite: 4 stars

Other offers: Iowa State, Minnesota, Wisconsin

Noah Fenske

Position: Offensive line

Height: 6-4

Weight: 295

Hometown: New Hampton, Iowa

247Sports Composite: 3 stars

Chris Reames

Position: Defensive line

Height: 6-7

Weight: 225

Hometown: Van Meter, Iowa

247Sports Composite: 3 stars

Other offers: Army, Eastern Michigan

Sam LaPorta

Position: Tight end

Height: 6-4

Weight: 225

Hometown: Highland, Ill.

247Sports Composite: 3 stars

Other offers: Bowling Green, Central Michigan

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Tyler Goodson

Position: Running back

Height: 5-10

Weight: 190

Hometown: Suwanee, Ga.

247Sports Composite: 3 stars

Other offers: Alabama-Birmingham, Appalachian State, Arkansas State, Ball State, Boston College, Cincinnati, Coastal Carolina, Colorado, Georgia Southern, Georgia State, Indiana, Iowa State, Kentucky, Marshall, Michigan State, Nebraska, Old Dominion, South Alabama, Southern Mississippi, Syracuse, Troy, Tulane, Wake Forest, Washington State, West Virginia

Jack Campbell

Position: Linebacker

Height: 6-4

Weight: 215

Hometown: Cedar Falls, Iowa

247Sports Composite: 3 stars

Other offers: Iowa State, Minnesota

Yahweh Jeudy

Position: Linebacker

Height: 6-2

Weight: 210

Hometown: Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

247Sports Composite: 3 stars

Other offers: Arkansas State, Central Michigan, Florida Atlantic, Georgia State, Kansas State, Kent State, Navy, Syracuse, Toledo

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Jake Karchinski

Position: Defensive line

Height: 6-4

Weight: 245

Hometown: DePere, Wis.

247Sports Composite: 3 stars

Other offers: Ball State, Miami (Ohio), New Mexico, Syracuse, Western Michigan

Desmond Hutson

Position: Wide receiver

Height: 6-3

Weight: 185

Hometown: Raytown, Mo.

247Sports Composite: 3 stars

Logan Lee

Position: Tight end

Height: 6-5

Weight: 245

Hometown: Orion, Ill.

247Sports Composite: 3 stars

Other offers: Illinois, Michigan, Michigan State, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Northwestern, Wisconsin

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Dane Belton

Position: Defensive back

Height: 6-0

Weight: 185

Hometown: Tampa, Fla.

247Sports Composite: 3 stars

Other offers: Bowling Green, Central Florida, Cincinnati, Colorado State, Georgia Tech, Indiana, Louisville, Marshall, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, Pittsburgh, Rutgers, South Florida, Temple, Toledo, Tulane, Vanderbilt, West Virginia, Western Kentucky

Jalen Hunt

Position: Defensive line

Height: 6-3

Weight: 260

Hometown: Belleville, Mich.

247Sports Composite: 3 stars

Other offers: Ball State, Boston College, Buffalo, Cincinnati, Fresno State, Indiana, Iowa State, Kentucky, Louisville, Michigan State, Missouri, Minnesota, Pittsburgh, Syracuse, Temple, Toledo, Western Michigan

Jestin Jacobs

Position: Linebacker

Height: 6-4

Weight: 210

Hometown: Clayton, Ohio

247Sports Composite: 4 stars

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Other offers: Akron, Ball State, Boston College, Bowling Green, Cincinnati, Duke, Georgia Tech, Indiana, Iowa State, Kentucky, Miami (Ohio), Michigan State, Minnesota, Missouri, Northwestern, Ohio, Ohio State, Pittsburgh, Purdue, Rutgers, Toledo, Vanderbilt

Ezra Miller

Position: Offensive line

Height: 6-6

Weight: 310

Hometown: Holstein, Iowa

247Sports Composite: 4 stars

Other offers: Iowa State

Walk-ons

Iowa officially announced the addition of four walk-ons Wednesday for the 2019 class.

— K Lucas Amaya (Muskego, Wis.)

— OL Nick DeJong (Pella, Iowa)

— DB Kyler Fisher (Gowrie, Iowa)

— OL Taylor Fox (Winthrop, Iowa)

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